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Temple's Martin-Oguike & Matakevich on Lombardi Award Watch List

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 7:15 PM
Temple junior defensive end Praise Martin-Oguike and senior linebacker Tyler Matakevich have been named to the Watch List for the Lombardi Award. This award is presented to the nation’s top down lineman on offense or defense or a linebacker (who sets up no farther than five yards deep from the... Read more

Penn State's Zettel named to another watch list

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 11:53 AM
All-Big Ten defensive tackle Anthony Zettel was named Tuesday to the Rotary Lombardi Award watch list, his fourth nod on a watch list for postseason awards. The Rotary Lombardi Award is given to the best lineman or linebacker in the country. Zettel, who last season moved from defensive end to defensive... Read more

Penn State's Zettel and Lucas named to post-season watch lists

Friday, July 10, 2015, 3:23 PM
All-Big Ten defensive tackle Anthony Zettel of Penn State has been named to a pair of watch lists for post-season awards – the Bronko Nagurski Trophy for defensive player of the year and the Outland Trophy for the top interior lineman on offense of defense. His teammate, senior safety Jordan... Read more

Top kicker Quinn Nordin commits to Penn State

Friday, July 10, 2015, 11:14 AM
Quinn Nordin, widely recognized as the top kicker in the class of 2016, has committed to Penn State. The Rockford (Mich.) kicker recently narrowed his choices down to the Nittany Lions and his home-state Michigan Wolverines. Other schools that were in the running included Georgia, Michigan State,... Read more

Temple football players receiving preseason accolades

Thursday, July 9, 2015, 12:13 PM
This is a season of high expectations for Temple football. The Owls are expected to improve on their 6-6 record and earn a bowl berth. Temple is rated 49th in’s Football Power Index. And the Owls are getting some attention individually during the preseason. Senior Kyle Friend has made... Read more

Penn State places three players on Maxwell watch lists

Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 12:12 PM
Penn State has placed three players on the pre-season watch list for the Maxwell Memorial Football Club of Philadelphia’s two major post-season awards. Junior quarterback Christian Hackenberg and redshirt sophomore wide receiver DaeSean Hamilton were named for the Maxwell Award given to the... Read more

Temple made a big impression on Michigan football recruit

Friday, July 3, 2015, 5:04 PM
There is no consolation in losing out for a high profile recruit, but Camden rising senior receiver Brad Hawkins, who announced his commitment to attend Michigan on Friday, had some high praise for Temple. The Owls were among the five finalists for his services. He said Michigan won out over South... Read more

Big 5 doubleheader could be in the works

Thursday, July 2, 2015, 4:27 PM
It is far from finalized, but there is an effort to hold a Big 5 doubleheader at the Palestra with La Salle meeting Temple and St. Joseph’s facing Penn. A person familiar with the details says that there has been talk of scheduling the games during the week, sometime after Martin Luther King... Read more

Penn State receives fourth commitment from defensive lineman in last week

Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 12:53 PM
Penn State continues to have success receiving oral commitments from defensive linemen for the Class of 2016, having gotten a pledge from defensive end Daniel Joseph of Lake Forest (Ill.) Academy. The 6-foot-3, 240-pound Joseph, who announced his commitment on Tuesday, is rated four stars by 247Sports... Read more

Penns Grove's Kimere Brown commits to Temple football

Sunday, June 28, 2015, 6:33 PM
Kimere Brown, a fleet wide receiver-defensive back from Penns Grove High in South Jersey, has become the latest player from the class of 2016 to commit to Temple. The 6-foot, 170-pound Brown was a two-way starter last season for a Penns Grove team that went 5-5 and earned a berth in the South Jersey... Read more
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